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Local Lunchbox – Monday, October 5, 2015

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Bill played for you: Camel Cash by Dorth Nakota Dead Not Done by Marielle Allschwang Testa Rosa III by Testa Rosa PREDATORY HEADLIGHTS by TENEMENT Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Tuesday during the Rockleidoscope with Erin for your next tasty treat!

Local Lunchbox – Friday, October 2, 2015

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Zero Hour Andy  played for you: Derelicts and Screw-ups by The Grovelers Tigernite by Tigernite Twangy Surf & Spy Themes by The Exotics Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in again on Monday on Armed Fauxes Radio with Faux Eyes  for your next tasty treat!

The [Loft] Office List

By nature of our jobs, the WMSE staff is constantly surrounded by music. We thought you might like to know what we’re currently listening to. Erin: Julia Holter, Have You In My Wilderness, Domino Listen Tom:  Barbara Morgenstern, Fan No. 2, Monika Listen Sidney: Sleaford Mods, “No One’s Bothered”, Key Markets, Harbinger Sound Listen Jay:… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, October 1, 2015

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show Von Munz played for you: PLANET SKIN by PILES Twangy Surf & Spy Themes by The Exotics Phylums – Phylum Phyloid by Dirtnap Records Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Friday on Zero Hour with Andy… Read more »

Local/Live: October 6 – Chris Rosenau

  To list out Milwaukeean Chris Rosenau’s current and former groups is to go back to the dusty depths of the late 90s (Vermont) and page through to the ever-morphing and still active projects of Collections of Colonies of Bees and Volcano Choir. The current state of Rosenau sees him taking a solo flight, but not… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Sid played for you: Never Marry a Railroad Man (45) by Testa Rosa Testa Rosa III by Testa Rosa EP by Midwives Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Thursday during the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show with Eric for your next… Read more »

6th Annual Backyard BBQ

Thank you to everyone who came out and made it the best day ever! We at WMSE could not be more thrilled with the turnout, the bands and our exceptional volunteers. For those of you who missed it or those that want to relive the fun, this video truly captures the day: WMSE 6th Annual… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: September 29, 2015

WMSE’s program hosts constantly search through the latest releases, and feature the best in all genres on their weekly shows. At WMSE, there is no Program Director creating daily playlists, so what you hear is a reflection of the knowledge, interests, and personalities of our dedicated on-air staff. The albums on the weekly Top Airplay… Read more »

Out This Week: September 28, 2015

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: The Dead Weather, Dodge and Burn, Third Man Records Wand, 1,000 Days, Drag City John Grant, Grey Tickles, Black Pressure Darwin Deez, Double Down, Lucky Number Futurebirds, Hotel Parties, Easy Sound Recording Co. Made Of Oak, “Pinebender” [single], Partisan… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Monday, September 28, 2015

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Bill played for you: It’s Great to Be Alone by estates Remnants by Hello Death Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Tuesday during the Rockleidoscope with Erin for your next tasty treat!

Local Lunchbox – Friday, September 25, 2015

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Zero Hour Andy  played for you: Phylums – Phylum Phyloid by Dirtnap Records Testa Rosa III by Testa Rosa PREDATORY HEADLIGHTS by TENEMENT Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in again on Monday on Armed Fauxes Radio with Faux Eyes  for your next tasty treat!

The [Loft] Office List

By nature of our jobs, the WMSE staff is constantly surrounded by music. We thought you might like to know what we’re currently listening to. Erin: Monk Parker, How the Spark Loves the Tinder, Bronze Rat Listen Tom: Psiglo, Ideacion, Little Butterfly Records Listen Sidney: Bikini Kill, Revolution Girl Style Now!, Bikini Kill Records Listen Jay:… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, September 24, 2015

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show Von Munz played for you: Turn It On by Whips Slow Walker s/t LP by Slow Walker Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Friday on Zero Hour with Andy for your next tasty treat!

Local/Live: September 29 – Will It Burn

Milwaukee’s husband and wife trip-hop duo, Will It Burn think of their music as “upcycling for the ears.” Featuring “Em” on the vocals and “Eight” on the beats, Will It Burn make it their art to take snippets of forgotten musical history and refashion those snippets, recovering lost words, poetry, phrases and decades-old culture by searching… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Sid played for you: It’s Great to Be Alone by estates Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Thursday during the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show with Eric for your next tasty treat!

Weekly Top Airplay: September 22, 2015

WMSE’s program hosts constantly search through the latest releases, and feature the best in all genres on their weekly shows. At WMSE, there is no Program Director creating daily playlists, so what you hear is a reflection of the knowledge, interests, and personalities of our dedicated on-air staff. The albums on the weekly Top Airplay… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Rockleidoscope Show, Erin played for you: Testa Rosa III by Testa Rosa Testa Rosa III by Testa Rosa Phylums – Phylum Phyloid by Dirtnap Records Phylums – Phylum Phyloid by Dirtnap Records Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Wednesday during Squid Inc…. Read more »

Out This Week: September 21, 2015

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Christopher the Conquered, I’m Giving Up On Rock and Roll, Maximum Ames The Front Bottoms, Back On Top, Fueled By Ramen Glen Hansard, Didn’t He Ramble, Anti- Stereophonics, Keep The Village Alive, Stylus Dilly Dally, Sore, Partisan Balthazar, Thin… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Monday, September 21, 2015

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Bill played for you: Dead Not Done by Marielle Allschwang Twangy Surf & Spy Themes by The Exotics Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Tuesday during the Rockleidoscope with Erin for your next tasty treat!  

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, September 17, 2015

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show Von Munz played for you: Twangy Surf & Spy Themes by The Exotics Slow Walker s/t LP by Slow Walker Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Friday on Zero Hour with Andy for your next tasty… Read more »

The [Loft] Office List

By nature of our jobs, the WMSE staff is constantly surrounded by music. We thought you might like to know what we’re currently listening to. Erin: Made of Oak, “Pinebender”, Partisan Listen Tom: Johnny Kafta Anti-Vegetarian Orchestra, self-titled, Discrepant Listen Sidney: The Libertines, Anthem For Doomed Youth, Harvest/Virgin EMI Listen Jay: The Clash, Give ‘Em Enough… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Sid played for you:   Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Thursday during the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show with Eric for your next tasty treat!

Local/Live: September 22 – El Valiente

El Valiente, fronted by Eric Caldera, a native Texan, grew up playing in Austin and San Antonio. Riding the dusty wave of Texas, Caldera made his move to Madison, Wisconsin and continued his penchant for writing music full of slow-burning and sparkly electric guitars, evoking the vast landscape he had just left. The Onion (A.V…. Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Rockleidoscope Show, Erin played for you: SYMPATHY 4 THE SOUNDGUY by Dogs in Ecstasy Disaster by Surgeons In Heat Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Wednesday during Squid Inc. with Sid for your next tasty treat!

Weekly Top Airplay: September 15, 2015

WMSE’s program hosts constantly search through the latest releases, and feature the best in all genres on their weekly shows. At WMSE, there is no Program Director creating daily playlists, so what you hear is a reflection of the knowledge, interests, and personalities of our dedicated on-air staff. The albums on the weekly Top Airplay… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Monday, September 14, 2015

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Alex played for you: American Times EP by Devil Met Contention American Times EP by Devil Met Contention American Times EP by Devil Met Contention Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Tuesday during the Rockleidoscope with Erin for your… Read more »

Out This Week: September 14, 2015

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Battles, La Di Da Di, Warp Phil Cook, Southland Mission, Thirty Tigers Shannon and the Clams, Gone By the Dawn, Hardly Art Telekinesis, Ad Infinitum, Merge Rah Rah, Vessels, Hidden Pony The Souljazz Orchestra, Resistance, Strut Homeshake, Midnight Snack, Sinderlyn Hecta, The Diet, Merge Lucero, All A Man Should Do, ATO Grandchildren, Zuni, Ernest Jenning… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Friday, September 11, 2015

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Zero Hour Andy  played for you: Testa Rosa III by Testa Rosa Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in again on Monday on Armed Fauxes Radio with Faux Eyes  for your next tasty treat!

WMSE Partners With KEXP’s Launch of “Under the Needle: the KEXP Sessions”

WMSE is excited to share with you that it will be one of the very first partners in a new, nationally-syndicated program called Under the Needle. For Under the Needle, Seattle’s non-commercial radio station KEXP recorded over 500 live on-air performances, featuring new and breaking musicians. With Under the Needle, KEXP’s Senior Director of Programming Kevin Cole wanted to… Read more »